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Dog Bite Lawyers
Thousands of Americans are bitten by dogs annually. In most cases you may have a legal right to recover damages and medical expenses from the animal’s owner or the responsible party.
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention states that about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year.
The Insurance Information Institute states that each day about 1,000 Americans require emergency care treatment for a serious dog bite injury and about 9,500 annually are hospitalized due to dog bite injuries. And that dog bites accounted for more than one third of all homeowners insurance liability claim paid out in 2016 costing more than $600 million dollars.
First, make sure that you seek medical attention immediately if you have been bitten by a dog. At Maceau Law we will ask you for detailed information about the circumstances surrounding your animal bite.
You may be entitled to recover for some of the things listed below:
- Lost Wages
- Medical Bills
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage